The Junction Eagle, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Page 11
signature on it. We schemed • Saw a piece of wood to
about getting hundreds of our vaguely look like a pistol, cut
friends to send such a letter to a slice from an old innertube,
the White House so we could add a clothespin on the end
split the money, but no one got and go find some chinaberry
by Mike Cox any money. projectiles for your new rub-
• Go to the nearby Mom and berband gun.
A little Texas cultural before school started again. Pop drug or hardware store • Camp out in your back
history In the interest of preserving and buy a plastic Lindberg yard. You’re not far from
some Texas cultural history, Line model ship. Of course, home, but when the sun goes
Surely most parents go here are some boredom bust- it might set you back two or down, the neighborhood gets
through times when they won- ers that worked for me and my three bucks. quiet, and it’s just you and your
der if they have failed at our contemporaries back then: • Take two sawhorses, lay a buddy in that tent, it will seem
species’ most important job: • Follow the DDT truck couple of long two-by-fours like it.
Child-rearing. spraying for your neighbor- between them and cover with • Scour the neighborhood for
I reach that point when my hood for mosquitoes. Being in an olive drab World War II old Coke and other softdrink Construction begins on the new Kimble County Hospital.
16-year-old says she’s bored, a cloud on the ground was surplus blanket to make a bottles, collect the deposit on
backyard submarine. them at the store and buy some
which is any time: a) she can’t
get on Facebook, b) text, or c)
• Turn the TV around in the • During what my grand- more BBs to use while plinking Classifieds! Real Estate
“hang out” with someone. She living room so you and your mother liked to call “the heat of down at the creek.
never seems to get it when I
say, “Why can’t you just read
friends can sit around on lawn
chairs and watch it outside
he day,” curl up with the latest
Donald Duck comic book. Or,
• Dig some worms and go
catch some sunfish in the For Sale
a good book or find something where it was cooler. (Just like if you felt like broadening your creek. 205 Cenizo
else to do by yourself?” the drive in, minus the sound.) horizon, read a Classics Comic. • Get your parents to drive 3 bd/2ba, 1477 sq. ft.,
Every generation frets about • Run naked in the rain. Sooner or later, you’d be read- you downtown to the pic- fireplace, wood floors, 1 1/2
the future of the next, of (Very young kids only, please.) ing Mark Twain in school, and ture show to catch the latest fenced lot, storage building,
course. And so far, our soci- • Catch fire flies and put you’d have a leg up on other John Wayne movie. And on Central H/AC
ety has managed to survive. them in an empty mayonaise students. Saturday’s, of course, go to the 512-963-4532
jar with ice pick holes in the • Save the cardboard from special kid’s show featuring $92,000 Reduced to $89,000
Sooner or later, the generation
laundered shirts, use a ruler to prize drawings, cartoons, an Email: brito2000_2001@yahoo.
that used to get worried about top.
lay out wall and roof sections, old movie serial from the 1930s com
by its elders starts doing the • Get your grandmother to B-30-4c
worrying. safety-pin a red towel around cut the cardboard with scissors and a feature film. Better take
The other day, while mow- your neck so you can play and use Elmer’s Glue to build a at least 50 cents to cover your London Area
ing the lawn (Hallie was “hang- Superman. (Just don’t leap miniature city. admission and snacks.
ing out” and therefore unable from any tall buildings hoping
3/2 brick home
to do anything boring like yard
work), it occurred to me that
you can fly.)
• Write the president for Classifieds! Real Estate w/patio, 2-car
garage, pipe pens,
I can’t remember ever being money. Some worldly sixth
grader authoritatively related well.
bored when I was a kid grow-
ing up in Austin in the 1950s. that if you wanted a free dol- BIERSCHWALE LAND CO. $192,000
My trouble was usually the lar, all you had to do was write P.O. Box 154
opposite of that – not enough President Eisenhower, and R.D. Kothmann Real Estate
time to do everything I wanted he’d send you one with his Junction, Texas 76849 www.kothmannrealestate.com K-26-tfnc 325-446-3013
325-446-2763 Or 432-631-0589
Paul Bierschwale, Broker® Scott Phillips®
Classifieds! Real Estate
Trey Sullivan Real Estate
Trey Sullivan, Broker
1802 Main St. – Junction, TX
River Property 2 ac. - Intersection of IH-10 & 2169. 325-446-3725 325-446-6060
8 ac. - nice 3/2SOLD Nice out buildings, garden spot.
8 acres-Main Llano Great views. $225,000.
frontage, 2/2 house w/ Three, 9.5 to 16 ac. river tracts, North Llano. 3.094 Acres – Gorgeous home site with quality restrictions located 3.5
deck and garage, 2/1 Only three tracts left -119 to 135 ac. - 7 miles N.E. miles from Junction with beautiful views of the surrounding hills and
guest house, Hwy 377 and 1.9 miles on County Rd. 372. creek. $47,500*
outbuildings, small 20 ac. - London area, well, septic & electric. 7.92+/- Acres – 380+/- feet of North Llano River frontage with large
orchard. $550,000 87 ac. Segovia area. Very unique water feature. Tons pecan bottom, workshop, cabin, carport and great hunting. Price
of game. Beautiful home site. REDUCED TO $595,000 reduced to $198,500.
9.599 Acres – CONTRACT with large hole of water, under-
Main Llano River
R.D. Kothmann Real Estate 93 ac. - 2,000 ft. county road frontage, great views & ground electricity and live oak and pecan trees. $210,000*
www.kothmannrealestate.com K-15-tfnc 325-446-3013 hunting. Own your own mountain 6 miles from town. 9.957 Acres – Main Llano River, scattered lg. live oak and pecan trees.
147 ac. w/well and solar panel. Segovia area. $210,000.*
1350 ac. - near town, highway frontage, spring. Both
MEEK RANCH SALES sides of hwy. Will divide.
126 S. 20th - 3 bd/2 ba, C/H&A, rock fireplace.
10+/- Acres – 3BR/2BA home with workshop, various outbuildings and
river access to 12 acre park on Main Llano River. $199,500
Serving the Texas Hill Country since 1946! SOLD 19.841 Acres – Main Llano River with large live oak and pecan trees
$115,000. As is. and grassy fields with over 665 ft. of river. $395,000.*
1845 Water St., Kerrville, TX 78028 801 Elm St. - 4 bd. /2 ba., 2 living areas, fp, great out 21.22+/- Acres – Come enjoy beautiful Sycamore Creek with a natural rock
www.meekranchsales.com 830-257-8881 bldgs. Seller will accept any reasonable offer! dam and great views of the creek and dramatic rock bluff from the back-
Mark Meek, Broker 210-275-0745 cell 1610 N. Llano - 3 bd/2ba., newly remodeled. porch of the custom 3BR/2BA home. Vaulted ceilings, custom woodwork,
REDUCED TO $127,500
granite, and beautiful outdoor kitchen along with the large workshop, horse
1,873+/- acres – beautiful rolling Oak country, lush grasses and good 2 city lots, large pecan trees. South 16th St.
soil, mostly high fenced and mostly cedar cleared. Tons of game, 1606 N. Llano - 3bd. /2 ba., large garage, 3 lots. stalls, and newly built arena make this a truly unique property. Price
and 2 miles of paved road frontage on Hwy 83 approx. 2 miles south
of Garven Store. Same family for many years. A real beauty! A $72,500 reduced to $595,000.
MOTIVATED SELLER! All or part. Perfect for division! $2,250 per Val Verde Co. - 893 ac. Big deer, 8 blinds & feeders, 28.113 Acres – Main Llano River. Great showplace with over 985 ft. of
river with large grassy fields and scattered pecan and oak trees. A new
acre! 5 water troughs, water well & electricity w/new 18x80 water well, underground electricity, fencing and entrance. $545,000*
3,825+/- acres – One hour west of Del Rio. Whitetail, mule deer, new mobile. 4 bd/2 ba. North of Comstock. Asking $895,000. SOLD
29.09 Acres – 3BR/2BA rock home with large workshop, guest house,
ranch house and priced at $395 per acre. and access to beautiful Johnson Fork Creek. $240,000
M-29-4p Member MLS-Gillespie County Board of REALTORS® CONTRACT
53.46 +/- Acres – 2BR/2BA rock home, large barn, fenced, mixture of
Call for other properties not listed here. live oak and native brush, small field. $285,000.
Junction Ranch Real Estate 320 +/- Acres – Large liveoaks, tall grass, seasonal creek and seasonal
1100-B Main Street Junction, Texas large lake, 4 water wells (1=500+/-gpm), 3 sides high fence, working pens,
76849 KIMBLE COUNTY REALTY highway frontage, 2 BR/1BA home, and a large finished out fully air condi-
tioned metal building with complete living quarters, offices and workshop.
(325) 446-3811 1909 N. Main
www.junctionranchrealestate.com Junction, Texas 76849
1320 +/- Acres-2.5 miles of Hwy. frontage. Six water wells. Two dirt 531 +/- Acres Kimble County – Great hunting property with remod-
Daniel Henderson, Office Manager
tanks. 3 metal barns. Minerals. Great hunting. 2.5 Acres of Commercial Land on the corner of FM 2169 and I-10 eled home, workshop, small spring, recent cedar clearing. Price
627 +/- Acres-Hwy. frontage. New 3Br/2Ba. home, new barn. Great waiting to be developed. Possible uses include restaurant, conve- reduced-motivated seller. $1,356,600.
hunting. nient store, professional office, etc. Call for pricing! Homes
618 Acres-hosting the James River, highway frontage, and recently SOLD
306 W. Redbud – 4bd/2ba., two car carport on large lot with beau-
tiful mature trees. Needs a little TLC, but the potential is already 205 West St. – 4BR/3BA home with large master, office, and bonus
updated ranch home. Call FMI.
491.34 Acres-Hwy. frontage, new cabin, new well. Liveoak and there. Utility room, covered back porch, Central AC/H & storage room. Large lot and workshop, $109,000. Price reduced to
mesquite country, very little cedar. Good network of roads-
402 N. 12th – 3bd./1ba. brick home, extra large carport, Metco
entire ranch is accessible by two-wheel drive vehicle. Great Commercial
metal roof and recent interior paint. $54,900
hunting for native game and axis deer. REDUCED TO $1650 p/a 1802 Main St. – Office sites for sale. $25,000-$75,000*
393.70 Acres-County Rd. frontage. Older ranch house (recently Toll Free: 877-446-9020 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
remolded-inside) barns, pens, 2 water wells. Selective cedar clear Cell: 325-446-6110 Home: 325-446-8680 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ing. Great views from the hilltops. Superb hunting. email@example.com K-52-tfnx * Owner/Broker
79 ac. with about 1400 ft. of San Saba River frontage.CONTRACT
67.3 Acres-Eastern Kimble County. County road frontage. Great hunting
for whitetail and exotics. $198,000 For sale or Lease
Former Food Basket
60 Acres-in gated game preserve. Stocked with exotics and native game. grocery store. Excellent
Water well, septic and electricity. $198,000. commercial location, great
51.6 Acres-County Rd. frontage, older mobile home, water well, perimeter access & ample parking. +/-
fenced. Exotics and native game. $160,000 15,120 sq. ft. Price reduced!
50 Acres-close to town. Great hunting. $135,000 $399,000.
50 Acres-Part of a large ranch. Hwy. frontage. Great hunting, native game Chase Smith
Smith Real Estate Services, LLC
48 Acres-Located in a gated game preserve. The game preserve is stocked S-47-tfnc
with elk, red stag, axis deer, fallow deer, and south Texas white-tail.
Property owners are allowed to hunt. Typical hill country terrain. Blinds
and feeders convey with property. $180,000.
Check out all the
46.67 Acres-Eastern Kimble Co., gorgeous 2-story rock home, two beauti
ful decks, lots of rock work, 3 bedroom 3 1/2 bath, 3 fireplaces. Must options on our
see to appreciate.
9.91 Acres- Pecan orchard, inside city, North Llano River. Call FMI
6.26 Acres-Kimble Co. – County Rd. frontage, 4 bedroom, 3 bath main Classified pages.
house, guest house, 2 huge barns and workshop plus many other
COMMERCIAL Get results!
5+/- ac. - great investment–located 83 & I-10. $2,300,000
420 S. 16th - 3 BR/1BA, double carport, nice work shop. Advertise in The
301 S. LLANO–2BD/1B–Hardwood floors, fireplace, C/H&A, front &
back porch. $79,500.
210 N. 19th - 3BR/2BA, double car garage.
Mary Murr, Broker..................................325-446-3150
L.R. Castleberry........................................325-475-2028 325-446-2610 C-52-tfnc
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Employee of the month is
KIMBLE COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT Care Center Chatter Sylvia Pope. Sylvia is new
to our staff, and we are very
Sheriff Hilario Cantu and 2. EMS responded to 100 block of Mikel Dr. in ref- by Cindy Walker fortunate to have her. She is
staff are privileged to bring Kimble Hospital in reference erence to a report of a female always smiling and bringing
you this weekly report of hap- to a transfer to Kerrville. with unknown medical prob- Every month the residents with Friends of the Library for joy to everyone she meets. If
penings in Kimble County. 8/4-1. Sheriff Cantu, Inv. lems. Subject was transported hold a Resident Council 19 years and is still a board she is asked to do something,
The information is taken Chapman, and Deputies to Kimble Hospital. Meeting to discuss important member. We are very thankful she will get it done as soon as
from call slips, which do not Sramek, Colston and 2. Deputy Hagler responded issues regarding their quality that she finds the time to share possible.
always contain the outcome Leistikow responded to U.S. to U.S. Hwy. 83 North in refer- of life. They also vote on hon- with us as often as she does. We would like to invite you
of the calls. Hwy. 83 South in reference ence to a report of a gas drive- oring special people who help Thank you, Jean, for all of your to join us to listen to some
to a report of a pursuit in pro- off. Subject was found and make their lives better. hard work and time. old time country and gospel
Kimble County dispatch Volunteer of the month is Resident of the month is
gress. Subject was arrested for returned to pay for gas. music preformed by a group
received 256 telephone calls Jean Blaylock. Jean has been Helen Morrow. Helen is a
felony evading and parole vio- 3. JVFD responded to I-10 of friends from Harper on
and 601 radio transmissions volunteering at Hill Country pleasant person to talk to and
lation. mm 454 in reference to a August 16. Also, on the 17th,
during the week of Aug. 1 with the Kitchen Band for 12 has some interesting stories to
2. EMS, JP Ragsdale and report of a grass fire. you are invited to listen to
through Aug. 7, 2010. years and the Episcopal Church tell. She is also very helpful
Deputies Moreno, Leistikow Kimble County Jail more country music with our
Kimble County Sheriff’s for one year. She brightens to other residents and staff.
and Duenez responded to Oak Administrator Jeff Whitaker Country Band from right here
Deputies, EMS, Fire and everyone’s day by bringing the At meal times, Helen helps
and 12th in reference to a and staff processed seven
DPS were dispatched to 21 facility flowers from her home pass out everyone’s aprons and
report of a suicide. persons through the jail on
calls for service. to put in the lobby. She also helps get water and coffee. She
8/5-1. Sheriff Cantu respond- the following charges:
8/1-1. Deputy Duenez brings many of the residents also helps the activity director
ed to College and 16th in refer- 8/1-1. Deputies Hagler and
responded to I-10 mm 445 a small arrangement of flow- by setting up all the cards and
ence to a report of a two year Hull arrested Rick Kim, 40, of
in reference to a report of a ers to put in their rooms. All chips for Bingo. When playing
old in the street. Family was Rowlands, California, for fel-
stranded motorist. the residents love her company Bingo, Helen will help others
located and CPS was notified. ony possession of marijuana.
2. Deputies Hagler and when she comes to visit. Jean who have missed numbers that
2. Deputy Leistikow 2. Deputies Hagler and Hull
Suttle responded to the 800 attends the Episcopal Church were called. She is loved by
responded to U.S. Hwy. 377 arrested Gerry Lee, 31, of
block of N. 10th in reference to and also enjoys the Sunday all, and we are very fortunate Helen Morrow is the Care
South in reference to a report Norwalk, California, for felo- in Junction.
a report of a fight in progress. school class at the Presbyterian to have her here as part of our Center Resident of the
of an accident. No injuries ny possession of marijuana.
3. JVFD responded to Hill Church. She has also worked family at Hill Country. Month.
reported. 3. Deputy Duenez arrest-
Country Liquors in reference
3. EMS, Air-Vac, Trooper ed Moses McFaden, 49, of
to a report of a fire located in a
Griffith and Deputies Moreno Tallahassee, Florida, for
JUNCTION POLICE DEPARTMENT
and Stewart responded to unlawful carrying of a weapon.
4. Deputy Hagler responded
I-10 mm 477 in reference to a 8/4-1. Deputy Sramek arrest-
to the Dairy Queen in refer-
ence to a report of an irate
report of an accident. Subject
was airlifted to San Antonio.
ed Scott Olson, 38, of Eau
Claire, Wisconsin, for felony ACTIVITY REPORT
8/6-1. Deputy Moreno evading and parole violation. The Junction Police verbal disturbance. patched to College and 16th in
5. Deputy Duenez respond-
responded to FM 2169 in ref- 2. Deputy Brown arrested Department submits the 4. Officer Hernandez was reference to an unsupervised
ed to the Valero in reference to
erence to a report of loose Eriberrto Uribe, 51, of Junction JPD offense/incident/arrest dispatched to U.S. Hwy. 377 child.
a report of a semi-tractor trailer
livestock. for violation of probation and reports each week to keep in reference to a reckless driv- 4. Officer Hernandez was
spilling fuel on the interstate.
2. JVFD responded to KC outstanding municipal war- citizens informed of calls er. dispatched to the 700 block
8/2-1. EMS responded to
121 Nethery Ranch in refer- rants. and incidents occurring in 5. Officer Hernandez was of N. 10th in reference to a
Kimble Hospital for a transfer
ence to a report of a brush fire. 8/5-1. Trooper Morales the city. Traffic citations are dispatched to the 2400 block prowler
to San Angelo.
3. EMS responded to arrested Jose Garcia, 26, of not included. of Main in reference to a reck- 5. Officer Hernandez was
2. JVFD responded to I-10
Kimble Hospital in reference Van Nuys, California, for The release of the infor- less driver. dispatched to the 300 block of
mm 437 in reference to a
to a transfer to Kerrville. speeding. mation is required by Texas 6. Officer Hernandez was Cherry in reference to a har-
report of a grass fire.
5. JVFD responded to I-10 8/6-1. Inv. Chapman arrest- under the provisions of the dispatched to the 200 block assment report.
8/3-1. JVFD responded to
mm 437 in reference to a ed Neale Chen, 21, of Tempe, Open Records Act. of Mesquite in reference to a 6. Sgt. House was dis-
the Landon Moreno Ranch
report of a grass fire. Arizona, for money laundering. Although Texas law allows disturbance. patched to the 900 block of
near Roosevelt in reference to
8/7-1. EMS responded to the the release of names and Wednesday, August 4 Elm in reference to a criminal
a report of a brush fire.
addresses included in these 1. Officer Hernandez was trespass report.
reports (with the exception dispatched to the 600 block Friday, August 6
of names of minors and of 11th in reference to a dis- 1. Sgt. House was dispatched
Kick off your boots; it’s time to Rodeo… victims of sexual assault), turbance. to Nogales Circle in reference
this newspaper has chosen 2. Officer Hernandez was to a vehicle fire.
We’ve got the stuff to make sure you’re in style to print only the names of dispatched to the 100 block Saturday, August 7
those arrested. Those named of 12th in reference to a death 1. Officer Morgan was dis-
Summer Blowout Sale in these incident reports
should be presumed inno-
cent until proven guilty.
3. Officer Morgan was dis-
patched to the 100 block of
patched to Morgan Shady Park
in reference to a theft report.
2. Officer Morgan was dis-
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Nogales Circle in reference to
patched to the 2100 block of
Main in reference to a public
Entire Store 1. Officer Maldonado was
dispatched to Dairy Queen in
4. Officer Morgan was dis- assist.
patched to the 800 block of 3. Officer Morgan was dis-
Thursday, Aug. 12 – Saturday, Aug. 14 reference to an alarm activa-
College St. in reference to a patched to the 2400 block of
tion. Business was secured.
welfare concern. Main in reference to a theft
2. Sgt. House was dispatched
Join us for a Girls’ Night Out! to the 800 block of 10th in ref-
5. Officer Morgan was dis-
patched to the 200 block of
4. Officer Morgan was dis-
erence to a public assist.
Thursday, Aug. 12 3. Sgt. House was dispatched
Sawyer in reference to a public
patched to the 100 block of
Mikel Dr. in reference to an
to the 300 block of N. 10th in
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. reference to a civil dispute
6. Officer Morgan was con- EMS assist.
tacted by phone in reference to 5. Officer Morgan was dis-
Enjoy a glass of wine & relax Monday, August 2
a suspicious circumstance. patched to IH-10 in reference
1. Sgt. House was notified at
While you shop! the police department in refer-
7. Officer Morgan was dis- to a fire department assist.
patched to the 100 block of 6. Officer Morgan was dis-
ence to theft of services.
N. 5th in reference to a family patched to the 200 block of
Tuesday, August 3
violence report. 20th in reference to a distur-
1. Officer Hernandez was
Thursday, August 5 bance.
dispatched to the Kimble
1. Sgt. House was notified 7. Officer Morgan was dis-
County Sheriff’s office in ref-
by phone in reference to a patched to U.S. Hwy. 377 and
erence to a civil matter.
business selling alcohol to Patricia in reference to a traffic
2. Officer Hernandez was
dispatched to the 200 block of
2. Sgt. House was dis- 8. Officer Hernandez was
Mesquite in reference to ter-
patched to 800 block of Elm dispatched to the 200 block
in reference to a criminal tres- of 14th in reference to a dis-
3. Officer Hernandez was
pass report. turbance.
dispatched to the 100 block of
3. Sgt. House was dis-
N. 10th in reference to a past
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Hill Country Fair Association
“VOTED 2007/08/09 SOUTH TEXAS
RANCH RODEO OF THE YEAR”
75th Annual Summer Classic Rodeo
AUGUST JUNCTION, TX
13th and 14th
7 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Produced by Triple R Rodeo, Jim Gates
Events will include:
• Pony Express Race
• Steer Tieing
• Calf Branding
• Wild Steer Saddling
• Shovel Race
• Wild Cow Milking
• Steer Loading
• Wild Horse Saddling
Dance Nightly Under the Stars!!!
Brian Milson on Fri.
Granger Smith on Sat.
with opening act Jack Higginbotham
Fri. 9 p.m. - 12 a.m. & Sat. 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Visit the Chamber website @ www.junctiontexas.net
Don’t forget the parade @ 10 a.m. Saturday - Downtown Main Street
Luke Tillman Isaack’s
Land Development Restaurant
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Rodeo Fans! C.T. HOLEKAMP III RITE-A-WAY
Enjoy Hill Country Hospitality
Restaurant JUNCTION WAREHOUSE COMPANY
“FOR ALL YOUR FEED NEEDS!” Major&
1801 Main St.
Benny & Jennifer Frasier 810 MAIN STREET TELEPHONE:
Vehicle Open Mon-Fri 8 am-6 pm
1606 Main Street P.O. BOX 147 (325) 446-2537 OR 446-2828
Repairs Sat 8 am-1 pm
JUNCTION, TX 76849 FAX (325) 446-2815
325-446-2629 Oil & Filter changes in 15 Minutes
Junction Welcome Rodeo Fans The Banking
Electronic Gifts * DVDs Brand
Expanded RadioShack so you don’t
1014 Main have to travel out of town!
446-2162 1610 Main • 325 / 446-2511
Junction Short Stop
1977 North Main
The Milky Way 325-446-2739
1619 Main St. 4 a.m. till midnight
Gene’s Go Truck Stop Your summer place for a great meal!
Wesley & Martha Rowe (Dine in or call ahead for the drive thru...) 325-446-4524
Corner of I-10 & Hwy 83 (325) 446-3102
2 p.m. till 10 p.m.
Junction, Tx. 76849 Open 24 hours
Business, Auto, Home
Life & Health
731 Main St. fax (325) 446-4844
Junction, TX. 76849 firstname.lastname@example.org
For all your
Johnson’s Pest Control Allison Well Service Boot
Lic. # 546241 Scootin’
(325) 446-3462 325-446-2382 needs.
1922 N. Main
Junction, TX 76849 Windmill • Pump Repairs 406 Main Street
Termites • Yards Robert Johnson Insulating • Air Motor 325-446-2514
Roaches • Trees Owner Gould-Grundfos
“Big Rig Friendly ”
Robinson Plumbing Junction/North Llano DOZER / GR ADER / B ACKHOE / DUMP TR UCK
Residential and commercial plumbing
R OAD C ONSTR UC TION - POND C ONS T. & LINING
Septic systems installed
R IGHT-OF-W AY C LEAR ING - PAD S ITES
HAULING - B AS E MATER IAL - TOP S OIL - G RANITE - C LAY
WEEK EN D SERVICE AVAILABL E
Mark Robinson ww.junctionkoa.com 830-928-3531
325-446-4395 – office Exit IH-10 456 K ENN ETH HO F F MAN – Junction, TX email@example.com
Late arrival parking for after hours.
325-446-7050 – mobile
609 Main St.
Trey Sullivan Real Estate
Choose from a large selection of WWW.TREYSULLIVAN.COM
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215 N. 6th St 1802 Main St.
Welcome Rodeo fans! 446-2610 325-446-3725 ~ 325-446-6060
2337 N. Main 446-9200
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Hill Country Fair Association’s
2010 Summer Classic Ranch Rodeo!
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P.O. Box 193
Junction, Texas 76849
Pay for what you pour. Volumetric Mixers, Mixed and Metered on-site. (325) 446-4409
No minimum on in-town orders.
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Office: 325-446-3710 Mobile: 210-827-4286
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London Labor Day 2010 Drink. Drive. Go to Jail campaign
Bridges Texas is participating in
a nationwide drunk driv-
by Claudette Primeaux ing crackdown coordinated
by the National Highway
Max and Emma Hahn had similar to petrifaction seen in Traffic Safety Administration
a little store in London for prehistoric trees. (NHTSA) that combines high-
years, selling “bubble gum and So what is the big deal? visibility law enforcement
BB’s” to Mag Spaeth as a According to some that based with a statewide public infor-
child. I don’t know if it was on these calculations not only mation and education cam-
the same building, but it was did a human civilization exist paign. Between August 20 and
at the present location of the before the petrifaction occurred, September 6, thousands of law
London Short Stop. Mag, now but they would have already enforcement officers will be
of Tri-County area, and I were possessed technology to create working overtime to stop and
talking about something total- a “modern” hammer. Wow. arrest drunk drivers on Texas
ly unrelated when she men- Of course, as in most scien- roads and highways. TxDOT
tioned that Max and Emma tific debates, there is the argu- is reminding Texans: if you’re
Hahn had found what is com- ment that there is insufficient caught drinking and driving,
monly called the “London arti- evidence to support this sev- you are going to jail.
fact”. It was a rock-encrusted eral-million-year-history. The Texas DWI Statistics
wood and iron hammer, which exact location of the discovery (Data compiled by TxDOT Second Offense*
seems innocent enough. One was not documented, so a key from Texas Peace Officer’s Crash Reports, except where • Up to a $4,000 fine
would think there are plenty piece of evidence in qualifying noted.) • Five days to a year in jail upon conviction
of old hammers lost and found age is missing. Another even • In 2009, there were 27,108 alcohol-related crashes in • Loss of driver’s license up to two years
in the countryside around Red more extreme theory suggests Texas that resulted in 955 deaths and 17,542 injuries (prelimi- • $1,500 surcharge for three years to retain driver’s license
Creek, but this one has gen- a meteorite caught a piece of nary data). Third Offense*
erated plenty of controversy. wood, encasing it. That one • In 2008, more alcohol-related crashes occurred between • Up to a $10,000 fine
The story intrigued me, so I was pretty well ruled out by 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. than any other hour of the day. Also, more • Two to 10 years in prison upon conviction
headed right to Google. chemical analyses, as well as alcohol related crashes occurred on Saturday than any other • 10–60 days in jail if defendant receives probation
According to the informa- the fact that the hammer head day of the week. • Loss of driver’s license up to two years
tion I read on several sites, is too well formed to have • In 2008, 28.1 percent of the total traffic fatalities in Texas • $2,000 surcharge for three years to retain driver’s license
after the rocky specimen was occurred by accident. were caused by drivers under the influence of alcohol. *After two or more DWI convictions in five years, motorists
first discovered, it was 10 Leonardo Vintini, author • In 2008, 25 percent of people killed in alcohol-related must install a special ignition switch that prevents their vehi-
years before the rock attached of The Hammer of London, crashes in Texas were between the ages of 20 and 25. cle from being operated if they’ve been drinking.
to the wooden handle was bro- Texas, in the Epoch Times However, this age segment only represents 9 percent of the DWI With a Child Passenger
ken open to reveal the hammer Newspaper, asks, ‘was this overall state population. Motorists can be charged with child endangerment for driv-
head inside. As it was encased a hammer lost by an early • During the 2009 two-week crackdown, officers around ing while intoxicated if they’re carrying passengers younger
in stone, the hammer head American miner – a tool mere- the state worked a combined total of more than 17,000 hours than 15 years old. DWI with a child passenger is a felony and
must have been built before ly a few hundred years old of overtime. specifically looking for impaired drivers. (2009 punishable with:
the rock formed around it – a that later experienced a rapid Crackdown, Mobilization, and Sustained Enforcement Report) • Up to a $10,000 fine
process that some say took growth of fossilization? Or How Texans Can Avoid a DWI • Up to two years in a state jail
millions of years. Not a few is this an indication that our Do not get behind the wheel if you’ve been drinking. • Loss of driver’s license for up to two years
years, not a hundred years, not planet has seen civilizations Designate a driver, catch a bus, call a cab or someone you trust DWI LAWS: UNDER 21
even thousands of years, but of advanced technology in its to pick you up, or spend the night where you are. It is illegal for minors (those under 21) to purchase, attempt
millions of years. remote history?” A DWI arrest and conviction in Texas can cost $17,000 or to purchase, possess or consume alcohol. It’s also against the
In order to verify that the The debate goes on. more: fees include car towing, impoundment, bail, attorney law for minors to misrepresent their age to obtain alcohol.
hammer was made of metal, Meanwhile, the London arti- fees, court costs, hearing and fees to regain and retain driver’s Minors in Possession (MIP)
Hahn family members cut into fact is on display at the Creation license, DWI fine, probation costs, fees for extended proof of Here’s what happens the first time minors are found in pos-
one of the beveled sides with a Evidence Museum and insurance, plus insurance rate hikes. session of alcohol. Any amount of beer, wine or liquor will
file. The nick exposed bright, Archaeological Excavations TxDOT is partnering with NHTSA, the Texas Department trigger the penalties.
shiny iron. The bright metal near Glen Rose, Texas. The of Public Safety, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, • Up to a $500 fine
in the nick is still there, with name of the museum pretty the Texas Municipal Police Association, taxi companies, • 30- to 180-day driver’s license suspension
no detectable corrosion. The well tells the opinion of the MADD, and local law enforcement organizations statewide to • Eight to 40 hours of community service
metal hammer head is approxi- founder and director of the prevent drunk driving. • Mandatory alcohol awareness classes
mately six inches long with museum, Dr. Carl E. Baugh. DWI LAWS: 21 OR OLDER A second or third offense can lead to suspension of the
a diameter of about one inch. He purchased the artifact in In Texas the legal limit for intoxication is .08 BAC (blood minor’s driver’s license for 60 to 180 days. Those 17 or older
This seems small for heavy 1983. or breath alcohol concentration). However, drivers can be can be fined as much as $2,000 or go to jail for up to 180 days
pounding, suggesting that this Now, who would have stopped and cited when impaired regardless of BAC. Drivers for a third offense or both, plus automatic driver’s license
tool was meant for fine work guessed such a philosophical and passengers can be fined up to $500 for having an open suspension.
or soft metal. and/or theological discussion alcohol container in a vehicle. Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
Parts of the wooden han- has been ongoing about an old Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) It is illegal for anyone under 21 to drive with any detectable
dle have turned to coal, which – maybe prehistoric – hammer First Offense amount of alcohol in their system. Here’s what happens the
according to some geologists found in our little piece of the • Up to a $2,000 fine first time a minor is convicted of a DUI. Any amount of beer,
would have taken place more world? • Three to 180 days in jail upon conviction wine or liquor can trigger the penalties.
than 140 million years ago. Thank you Mrs. Spaeth for • Loss of driver’s license up to a year • Up to a $500 fine
It has also been described as the educational inspiration! • $1,000 surcharge for three years to retain driver’s license • 60-day driver’s license suspension
• 20 to 40 hours of community service
• Mandatory alcohol awareness classes
** Notice: Junction Youth Football will be going through Kerrville YMCA this year. All games will be played in Kerrville.** Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
Drivers 17 and older who are stopped for drinking and driv-
ing with a blood or breath alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08
We build strong kids, strong families, strong communities. or greater can also face DWI criminal penalties listed for those
21 and older.
Kerr County YMCA Tackle Football
“Every Child Plays --- Every Child is a Winner!!”
For Boys and Girls Ages 9-12 years Equipment rental and
Last Day to Register: August 23 MANDATORY weigh
(Cost: $70 per child + $35 Equipment Rental) th
in will be August 18 -
First Game: September 18 20th from 10:30-5:30 at
Last Game: November 6 - Playoffs November 13 behind Hal Peterson
• YMCA Youth Sports emphasize the “Child First, the Sport Second.” Middle School, 1607
• Players learn sportsmanship, teamwork, & fair play. Sidney Baker, Kerrville
• Everyone plays at least one-half of the game, regardless of ability.
• Limited scholarships available.
Call for more information
Junction Youth Football Leaders
Trent & Angie Wilson 325-446-4390
Cody & Misty Plumley 325-446-6532
YMCA Mission: To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy mind, body, and spirit for all.
REGISTRATION FORMS CAN BE PICKED UP AT: Plumley’s Country Store - ask for Cody or Misty Or Junction National Bank - ask for Angie
DRIVEN TO PERFORM.
for 36 months
*Limited time offer. Some limitations apply. Length of contract varies.
See dealer for details. Financing provided on approval of credit by
authorized Bobcat finance providers. The rates listed herein do not
take into consideration any administrative fees and are subject to
change based on the amount of such fees (which may vary).
2330 Junction Highway
When you need to do more in a day, Come see Dan, Mark, John or Coburn Kerrville, TX
the Bobcat UTV 3400 delivers the at our new dealership to get great 830-315-2330
muscle, traction and choices you pricing on all Bobcat equipment we
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jobs. And get them done faster. dealer and WE ARE DEALING TODAY!
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2010 Property Tax Rates in City of Junction
This notice concerns 2010 property tax rates for City of Junction .
It presents information about three tax rates. Last year’s tax rate is the actual
rate the taxing unit used to determine property taxes last year. This year’s
effective tax rate would impose the same total taxes as last year if you com-
pare properties taxed in both years. This year’s rollback tax rate is the high-
Modern Medical Care
est tax rate the taxing unit can set before taxpayers can start tax rollback
with Old-Fashioned procedures. In each case these rates are found by dividing the total amount of
Values taxes by the tax base (the total value of taxable property) with adjustments as
required by state law. The rates are given per $100 of property value.
Last year’s tax rate:
Everyone has an idea of what an
Last year’s operating taxes $ 480,376.00
old-fashioned country doctor should Last year’s debt taxes $ 7,482.00
be: a healing hand, someone to share Last year’s total taxes $ 487,858.00
Last year’s tax base $ 94,711,366.00
wisdom and advice with their patients,
Last year’s total tax rate $ .5151 /$100
the person who goes the extra mile
This year’s effective tax rate:
not only in caring for those in need, Last year’s adjusted taxes $ 488,120.23
but also someone who shares the values (after subtracting taxes on lost property)
of the community to which they belong. ÷ This year’s adjusted tax base $ 92,470,084.00
With her comprehensive training in family medicine, Dr. Katherine
(after subtracting value of new property)
= This year’s effective tax rate $ .5278 /$100
Pearson is a perfect fit to care for the diverse needs of a growing
(Maximum rate unless unit
community. Offices are open and she is accepting new patients. publishes notices and holds hearings.)
In the first year a hospital district or city collects the additional sales tax to reduce prop-
Areas of expertise include: erty taxes, it must insert the following lines unless its first adjustment was made last year.
– Sales tax adjustment rate $_______N/A____/$100
I Child and Adolescent Care I Nursing Home Care = Effective tax rate $_______N/A____/$100
I Newborn Care I Hospital Care
Family Planning Mental Health
This year’s rollback tax rate:
Women’s and Men’s Health Preventive Medicine
Last year’s adjusted operating taxes (after
Diabetes Care Musculoskeletal Pain subtracting taxes on lost property and adjust-
I Urgent Care I Osteopathic Manipulative ing for any transferred function, tax increment
I Geriatrics Treatment financing, state criminal justice mandate, and/
or enhanced indigent health care expenditures) $ 480,638.00
÷ This year’s adjusted tax base $ 92,470,084.00
= This year’s effective rate $ .5197 /$100
www.drkatherinepearson.com $ .5612 /$100
x 1.08 = this year’s maximum operating rate
+ This year’s debt rate $ .0076 /$100
Fredericksburg: 205 W. Windcrest, Ste. 130 Kerrville: 1331 Bandera Hwy., Ste. 3
= This year’s total rollback rate for each fund
This year’s total rollback rate $ .5688 /$100
Offices are open and Dr. Pearson is accepting new patients. A hospital district or city collects the additional sales tax to reduce property taxes, includ-
ing one that collects the tax for the first time this year, must insert the following lines:
– Sales tax adjustment rate $_______N/A____/$100
= Rollback tax rate $_______N/A____/$100
2010 Property Tax Rates in Kimble County For a taxing unit with additional rooback rate for pollution control, insert the following
– Additional rollback rate for pollution control $_______N/A____/$100
This notice concerns 2010 property tax rates for Kimble County .
= Rollback tax rate $_______N/A____/$100
It presents information about three tax rates. Last year’s tax rate is the actual K-31-1c
rate the taxing unit used to determine property taxes last year. This year’s
effective tax rate would impose the same total taxes as last year if you com-
pare properties taxed in both years. This year’s rollback tax rate is the high-
est tax rate the taxing unit can set before taxpayers can start tax rollback pro-
cedures. In each case these rates are found by dividing the total amount of
taxes by the tax base (the total value of taxable property) with adjustments as
required by state law. The rates are given per $100 of property value.
Farm to Market/ Special Road/
Last year’s tax rate: General Fund Flood Control Fund Bridge Fund
Last year’s operating taxes
Last year’s debt taxes
0.00 August 14, 2010
Last year’s total taxes $ 1,090,399.00 $ $ 0.00
Last year’s tax base
Last year’s total tax rate
$ 0.31400 /$100
/$100 $ 0.00 /$100 “Step into the Real TEXAS”
This year’s effective tax
Last year’s adjusted taxes
BOOTS OPTIONAL…. Fun Mandatory!
(after subtracting taxes on
÷ This year’s adjusted tax base
$ 1,090,399.00 $ N/A $ N/A
Schedule of Events
(after subtracting value of
new property) $ 389,301,851.00 $ $
9:00 a.m. - Sutton County Days Parade
= This year’s effective tax rate $ 0.28009 /$100 $ /$100 $ /$100
Total effective tax rate $ 0.28009 /$100 10:00 a.m. - Arts & Crafts & Food Booths Open
(Maximum rate unless unit
publishes notices and holds
10:15 a.m. - Little Miss & Mr. Sutton County Contest
This year’s rollback tax
11:00 a.m. - Miss Sutton County Contestants Interview
rate: 12:00 p.m. - West Texas Cloggers
Last year’s adjusted oper-
ating taxes (after subtract- 12:30 p.m. - Adult Ballet Foklorico;
ing taxes on lost property and
adjusting for any transferred Sonora Academy of Arts
function, tax increment financ-
ing, state criminal justice man- 1:00 p.m. - Twisted Road
date, and/or enhanced indigent
health care expenditures) 2:00 p.m. - Rigrockers
$ 1,090,399.00 $ N/A $ N/A
÷ This year’s adjusted tax base $ 389,301,851.00 $ $ 3:30 p.m. - Buckshot Bradley
= This year’s effective rate $ 0.28000 /$100 $ /$100 $ /$100
x 1.08 = this year’s maximum $ /$100
operating rate $ 0.30249 /$100 $ /$100 $ /$100
+ This year’s debt rate $ 0.00000 /$100 $ /$100 $ /$100
= This year’s total rollback rate
for each fund $ 0.30249 /$100 $ /$100 Southwest Texas Electric Co-op.
This year’s total rollback rate $ 0.30249 /$100
The Junction Eagle Sonora Chamber of Commerce
has been your hometown newspaper for 128 years.
“We’re here today and here tomorrow.”
Now available online at: junctioneagle.com
Page 18 The Junction Eagle, Wednesday, August 11, 2010
W.C. Jameson to be at the
KC Library August 13
W.C. Jameson tours the country performing his original mate-
rial at folk festivals, college concerts, rodeos, clubs, roadhouses,
concert halls, and television, and now he is coming to Junction!
Jameson will perform at the Kimble County Library on August
13: Rodeo and Homecoming Weekend. The event is scheduled
for the front lawn, at 6 p.m. so you can enjoy his program and
still make the rodeo. Sausage on a stick and cold drinks will be
served along with cookies for those with a sweet tooth.
There is no charge for this event, as your Kimble County
Library Board encourages you to come to the library and enjoy
the special events sponsored during the year This is the last event
in the Summer Series sponsored by the library board.
Jameson has been described as the most talented man in Llano
County. He is winner of awards from national and regional asso-
ciations and a three-time winner of the coveted Stirrup Award
for Best Magazine Article.
Jameson is known as a nationally recognized and honored
author, often serving as a literary judge for organizations such
as the Western Heritage Association, Ozark Creative Writers,
Inc., and Women Writing the West. Jameson has authored sixty
books, his latest work, just published, is titled Billy the Kid The
Make plans to come enjoy hearing Jameson and to welcome
him to Kimble County.
Senior Center Menu
Thursday, August 12
Oven fried chicken, scalloped potatoes, sliced beets,
hot rolls, strawberry banana, bread pudding
Friday, August 13
Beef tips w/mushroom gravy, rice, sweet peas,
hot rolls, tossed salad, banana pudding
Monday, August 16
Chicken fried steak w/gravy, mashed potatoes,
spinach, cornbread, fruit cup
Tuesday, August 17
King Ranch chicken, steamed broccoli, hot rolls,
carrot salad, oatmeal cookies
Wednesday, August 18
Hamburger, carrots, lettuce, tomato, onion,
seafoam salad, fresh grapes
Looking for something? Check out our classifieds!
Call 325-446-2610 for advertising information.
The Junction Eagle, Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Page 19
flawed legislation guarantees • Participation and passing according to an Aug. 4 TxDOT
is Texas public schools will rates on state mathematics and news release.
miss out on nearly $1 billion in reading/English language arts Now, once bridge load post-
federal education funding. tests for grades 3 through 8, ing signs have been installed
“Not only is Texas consti- and 10; or removed, an electronic noti- by Dr. Reneé Schulze
tutionally prohibited from • Graduation rates for high fication is sent from TxDOT JISD Gold Card for Senior qualify for free admission to
by Ed meeting the severe restrictions schools and districts; and to DPS notifying them of the Citizens all Junction ISD athletic, band,
Sterling placed on our state in order • Attendance rates for ele- change. JISD Gold Card for Parents choir, and drama events.
to receive these funds, but no mentary and middle schools. The DPS enforces posted of Participants You may pick up an iden-
other state in the nation is sub- Health reform law is chal- bridge weight restrictions “We Want You at all Our tification card, the GOLD
ject to the punitive require- lenged... through its commercial vehicle Events!” CARD, at the central office.
ments of the ‘Doggett lan- Texas Attorney General enforcement operations. Go Eagles! We Believe! This card will allow you free
Austin congressman’s guage.’ Greg Abbott is among 20 TxDOT oversees more than As E-E-EAG-L-L-LES admission to all contests and
effort would attach strings to “Today I am calling on state attorneys general and 50,000 bridges statewide and begins to fill the air from the events played in Junction. The
funding... all members of the Texas governors challenging the is responsible for maintaining beat of the Junction Eagle Gold Card will not allow free
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Congressional delegation new federal Patient Protection over 80,000 miles of road. Band to the chants from cheer- admission to contests or events
D-Austin, on Aug. 5 attached to stop this Texas-bashing and Affordable Care Act, Immunization time for stu- leaders, the volleyball, and which take place at the oppos-
an amendment to House amendment from passing and which was signed into law by dents... football teams, we find our- ing school.
Resolution 1586 in hopes of punishing our public school President Barack Obama on The state health department selves engulfed in anticipation To obtain a Gold Card, visit
preventing Texas’ $830 mil- children.” March 23. on Aug. 6 reminded Texans and excitement as our students the JISD Central Office at
lion share of a $10 billion pot The bill is scheduled for a The challengers’ legal brief, that it’s time to get children begin a new season and a new 1700 College Street between
of education stimulus dollars vote on the House floor on filed last week in a Florida U.S. vaccinated. school year. the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.
from being used for purposes Aug. 10. district court, complains that Students entering kinder- Senior citizens and parents starting August 19.
other than education. Progress evaluations are the law unconstitutionally forc- garten and seventh grade are of participants in Junction ISD I am anxious to support,
Doggett’s amendment, released... es states to expand entitlement required to get five vaccines are invited to attend programs watch, and take part in the
which applies to Texas and no The Texas Education programs, such as Medicaid, and they will need to be vac- free of charge with the “Gold 2010-2011 year with the out-
other state, also would prevent Agency on Aug. 5 announced and forces Americans to buy cinated before the first day of Card.” This is our fifth year standing students at JISD and
the Texas Legislature from 78 percent of Texas school dis- health insurance. school. for the gold card program for thank you for sharing in these
lowering the percentage of the tricts and 85 percent of schools “By exerting such sweep- If a student is not vacci- senior citizens and our third extraordinary experiences with
state budget it uses to fund met the Adequate Yearly ing authority over Americans’ nated, entry into school may year for parents of partic- the JISD staff and your chil-
public education through fiscal Progress standards required by individual decisions, Congress be delayed by school admin- ipants. If you have a “gold dren.
year 2013. the annual federal evaluation is attempting to expand fed- istration. card” from previous years, it We sincerely hope you will
The prospect of strings- system. eral authority and seize powers To find an immunization is still valid. However, if you take advantage of this gift to
attached federal money riled This year, 962 districts met that are restricted by the Tenth clinic, dial 2-1-1, option #1. are like me and washed or lost you from your school district-
Gov. Rick Perry and other top the standards, compared to Amendment,” Abbott and the Power usage hits new that one, just stop by the JISD Junction ISD! Go Eagles!
Republican office holders. Lt. 1,000 districts or 81 percent others say. high... Administration office to pick “We Believe”
Gov. David Dewhurst on Aug. last year. A hearing on a federal gov- The Electric Reliability up another one. Please visit our web site at
5 had this to say: “I’m very A substantial increase in the ernment motion to dismiss Council of Texas Inc., the If you are age 60 or older and www.junctionisd.net to view
disappointed Congressional standards caused the decline, the challenge is scheduled for operator of most of the state’s a resident of Junction ISD or athletic and event schedules.
Democrats would hold Texas the Texas Education Agency Sept. 14. power grid, said a new peak a parent of a participant, you
school children and teachers said. Districts may appeal their Bridge info sharing to demand record of 63,594
hostage for an unconstitutional progress rating through Sept. 3. megawatts was set on Aug. 4,
promise. The only thing this The standards are based on: Texas Department of Public between 4 and 5 p.m.
Safety and Texas Department The previous record of Thursday, August 12
of Transportation are work- 63,400 megawatts was record-
IN SHORT ing more closely to ensure ed on July 13, 2009.
School Registration: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Elementary, Middle and
High School Offices
that bridges in Texas are safe,
Rotary: noon, Isaack’s Restaurant
7th & 8th grad- dren of Junction. Everyone is 6th Grade Discovery Night: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Middle School
Letters to the Editor
ers needed to 9th Grade Orientation: 6:30-7 p.m., JHS Auditorium
Meet the Teacher Night: 6:30-7:30 p.m., JHS Building
ride float House of Faith During a recent stay at our Kimble Hospital, I was amazed at
Order of the Eastern Star: 7 p.m., Masonic Hall
All 7th and 8th grade foot- returns the caring, dedicated and professional staff we have right here
Alcoholics Anonymous: 8 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church
in our own town! The day and night shift nurses were all very
ball, cross country, volley- responsive and went above and beyond to make me feel com- Friday, August 13
ball and basketball players House of Faith will start
fortable and to aid in my recovery. I am very grateful to each School Registration: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Elementary, Middle and
are invited to come and ride its new year on Wednesday,
and every one of our nurses and take comfort knowing we have High School Offices
the float. Please meet at the September 1, at the Rotary/ KC Library Summer Series: 6 p.m., KC Library Front Lawn
Girl Scout House. It is a non- such a highly dedicated and caring nursing staff right in our own
Chamber office by 8:30 a.m., backyard. To each of them, I am very grateful! JHS Band Concert: 6:30 p.m., Eagle Stadium
on Saturday, August 14. denominational Christian
David S. Nelson Summer Classic Ranch Rodeo: 7 p.m., HCFA Fairgrounds
Bible-based program with les-
sons, fellowship and music. ******
Annual prayer According to its new direc- Dear Debbie
When I was a very small girl, my dad, Clinton Kersey, served
Saturday, August 14
Parade: 10 a.m.
tor, Catherine Dolfuss, the
walk before program really needs volun- two terms in the Texas House of Representatives, and later Historical Marker Dedication: 2:30 p.m., JHS Auditorium
school starts teer adult leaders. Some are
needed to teach while others
served twelve years as Chaplain of the House. We spent many
happy times with the Earnest Boyette family and made several
Football Scrimmage vs. Ballinger: 6 p.m., Ballinger
Summer Classic Ranch Rodeo: 7 p.m., HCFA Fairgrounds
are needed to serve refresh- visits to the Coke Stevensons at Telegraph. Those days were my
The annual prayer walk for first introduction to the beautiful South Llano River and the good
JISD will be held the evening ments and just be eyes and Sunday, August 15
ears during free time. Anyone people of Kimble County. Sometimes on weekends, my dad, Men’s Bible Class: 9 a.m., broadcast on KMBL 1450 AM &
before school starts, Sunday, Earnest and others spent time building three river-rock cabins
August 22, at 7:30 and will interested in helping can con- KOOK 93.5 FM
tact Catherine at the Milky on the bank of the river for hunters. They teased that I could Celebrate Recovery: 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church
begin at the high school, close spend my honeymoon there when I grew up! So, fifty-years
to the eagle. The purpose is to Way, send a note to Ms Liz
in the school cafeteria or call ago, December 1955, my husband and I did just that! We made
bless the school, the grounds Monday, August 16
the Methodist Church at 446- numerous trips to Kimble County in the coming years with our
and all who will enter, prepar- four children. Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m., Kimble County Library
ing this to be the best school 2153.
Finally after retirement, we bought 14 acres on the river south Al-Anon: 7-8 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall
year EVER. Anyone who House of Faith will meet
each Wednesday right after of the Derrick Hoggett place (Dynamite Hoggett’s Ranch) what
can’t attend that Sunday night was once the Meachum Ranch; and built our own river rock Tuesday, August 17
is encouraged to drive or walk school: 3 p.m. for kinder-
gartners and 3:30 for 1st cabin. We loved every minute we spent there for the next 10 Business and Professional Women: noon, Isaack’s Restaurant
the perimeter anytime, and years. However, age and poor health caused us to sell our life- Lapsit Storytime: 5-6 p.m., Kimble County Library
throughout the year. through 5th grades (children
will be walked from class) time dream to the Carl Burton family and return to our Wise Kimble Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremony: 5:30 p.m.
Come and support the teach- County farm, near our children and grandchildren. How we miss
ers and all the faculty in creat- and will last until 5:00 when
parents will be asked to pick Kimble County! If you would like to have an event placed on the
ing a place of encouragement, Just wanted you to know how very much we are blessed, weekly,
security and hope for the chil- them up. All children K-5 are Community Calendar, call 446-2610 before 5 p.m. on
cordially invited to take part. by our copy of The Junction Eagle-it’s like a letter from “home”! Monday or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are an excellent editor, Debbie, and thank you and your ded-
icated staff for keeping us up to date on our friends and loved ones UPCOMING EVENTS
COW POKES and the happenings in Kimble County. God bless and keep you all.
Eldon and Janis Kaker
Meet the Teacher Night
by Ace Reid August 21
Child Safety Seat Check-Up
Sudoku puzzle August 22
Annual Prayer Walk
Sponsored each week by:
Kimble Hospital September 1
House of Prayer
2101 Main Street, Junction Confederate Grave Marker Dedication
Cedar Shearing/Grubbing Right of Ways
Dirt Work Mesquite Clearing
Cowpokes is sponsored each week by Full Liability Insurance
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Junction Volunteer Fire Department members hang wel-
come flags for Rodeo weekend at the Eagle office late
Tuesday. They are, from left, Travis Beam, Brandon
Coleman and Kevin Gamble.
JMS Cheerleaders attended NCA Home Camp July 26-28. The girls learned new dances, cheers and chants for the upcom-
ing 2010 football season. JMS Cheerleaders are proudly wearing their new Cheer shirts sponsored by Sheriff Hilaro
Cantu and the Kimble County Sheriff’s Department. They would like to say thank you Sheriff Cantu. The 2010 JMS Clarissa Hernandez returns the ball to a Bracketville player
Cheerleaders are from left to right; Lorena Salinas, Jodi Robinson, Samantha Barrow, Ryley Cooper, Madison McAdams, as teammates Lexi Samora, Kalea Simon, Desirae Newbury
Jessey Martinez, Bria Martinez, Rachael Carpenter, MaKlay Simon, Caigen Davis and D’dra Samora. and Mary Whitworth are in place to assist.
Construction began August 4, 2010, on the new Kimble
County Hospital. Here a dozer removes cedar and other
debris from the site area.
Schedule announced for
transmission lines that
Tuesday afternoon in the Kimble County District Courtroom, Brad Bayliff, lead attorney for ClearView Alliance, spoke
LCRA TSC expects to
about the intervention process. The courtroom was packed with citizens concerned about LCRA Crez routes through the
Texas Hill Country. Bayliff represents CVA at Public Utilities Commission meetings. build across Hill Country
The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) referred
an application by LCRA Transmission Services Corporation
(LCRA TSC) to build a new transmission line through the Hill
Country to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH),
which will conduct a hearing and issue a proposal for decision.
The project the PUC referred to SOAH on July 30 is LCRA
TSC’s application to amend its Certificate of Convenience and
Necessity for the McCamey D to Kendall to Gillespie project, a
345-kilovolt transmission line that would connect a station to be
constructed near Eldorado with stations in Kendall and Gillespie
Also on July 30, SOAH administrative law judges issued two
orders in the case. The first order sets a procedural schedule and
establishes hearing procedures. The order can be found on the
PUC Interchange at http://interchange.puc.state.tx.us/WebApp/
The second order discusses special procedures for process-
ing the case. To see the order, go to the PUC Interchange
Important dates in the case include an intervention deadline of
Aug. 27, a prehearing conference date of Sept. 1 at the Palmer
Events Center in Austin, and a hearing on the merits scheduled
As the work progresses at Flat Rock Crossing, these arches, that will be connected to the bridge, will allow kayakers, tubers for Oct. 25 through Nov. 5 at a location to be determined.
and swimmers easy access under the road so that they may continue down the South Llano River. For more details about the schedule, intervention and its
requirements and other information related to this case, log in
to the PUC Interchange using the number 38354 at the login
prompt. Dates are subject to change, so watch the interchange
Welcome to Days Inn daily for updates.
LCRA TSC mailed about 5,100 notice letters to landowners
along each of the 75 alternative routes the same day it filed the
Welcome to the Days Inn in Junction, Texas. This hotel is an indoor/outdoor property set on a application on July 28. Newspaper notices describing LCRA
beautiful hill overlooking the beautiful Llano River with Hill Country views, located right off TSC’s proposed routes began running in area newspapers the
Interstate-10 on EXIT #457. The hotel is 30 minutes from the city of Kerriville and 40 minutes from Fredericksburg. week of Aug.2.
The hotel is a perfect stopping and resting point between El Paso and Houston. The Preferred Airport for Days Inn Junction LCRA TSC’s application, attachments to the application, wit-
is San Angelo, Tx which is 74.6 miles (one hour drive)...San Antonio Airport: 117 miles (1.5 hours drive). ness direct testimony, and exhibits can be viewed on the PUC
COMING SOON: Interchange, the official filing repository in the case, and on
www.lcra.org/crez. Interactive aerial maps − including a tutorial
Days Inn Junction Resort - changing explaining how to manipulate the maps − showing all alterna-
tive routes are viewable on LCRA’s website. Copies of the maps
the look, that’s what the name says. also can be viewed at county courthouses in Schleicher, Sutton,
We are working very hard to enlarge, upgrade, and Menard, Kimble, Mason, Gillespie, Kerr and Kendall counties.
improve our facility and will soon offer to guests an The new transmission line could be between 157 and 199
miles, depending on the route chosen. Its estimated cost is $367
entertainment center which will have pool tables, darts, million. Counties that could be impacted by this CREZ project
game room and much more plus the exercise room, guest include Schleicher, Sutton, Kimble, Kerr, Kendall, Gillespie,
laundry room, more barbecue pits, trails to the Llano Menard and Mason.
River at the guest’s own risk, children’s playground and The line is part of a $4.9 billion effort mandated by the Texas
much more. We will also be offering a new Legislature to allow for reliable and cost-effective delivery of
power produced from areas in West Texas and the Panhandle,
hill country style lobby with fireplace. called Competitive Renewable Energy Zones (CREZ), to homes
Local residents will receive a and businesses throughout the state.
30% discount on Sundays. Persons with questions about the transmission line can contact
Sara Morgenroth, LCRA senior regulatory case manager, at
D-29-eowx3 (512) 369-4151, or 800-776-5272, Ext. 4151.